Vikings drop fifth straight, lose to Anderson 61-46

The Huntington North High School boys' basketball team dug itself an early hole from which it couldn't escape and wound up losing its fifth straight game in a 61-46 loss to host Anderson on Tuesday, Feb. 17.

The Vikings, 5-11 overall and 1-4 in the North Central Conference, fell behind 14-7 after the first quarter. They went into halftime trailing 31-25 and were on the downside of a 47-38 third quarter score.

Guard Rob Sands again led the Vikings in scoring with 15 points, and he also led in rebounds with five. Jordan Beaver added 12 points and Tannan Peters scored 10.

The Vikings shot 17 of 36 from the field for 47.2 percent on the night, but hit only 3 of 12 from behind the arc.

Troy Taylor led Anderson, 15-3, with 27 points, connecting on 11 of 14 shots from the field. Joshua McGhee fired in 12 points as the Indians improved to 5-1 in the NCC.

Anderson wound up 24 of 42 for 57.1 percent from the field.

The JV Vikes struggled offensively and wound up losing, 30-24, to their Anderson counterparts. Levi Lawson had six points and Brock Gower five to lead HNHS.

The Vikings host Logansport this Friday evening, Feb. 20. The JV game starts at 6:30 p.m.

Name FG 3 Pt FT Pts RB Ast PF
Huntington North
Rob Sands 6-14 1-4 2-4 15 5 1 3
Taylor Harris 1-3 0-1 0-0 2 0 2 0
Kyle Bradburn 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 0
Tannan Peters 4-7 2-5 0-0 10 4 0 2
Jordan Beaver 3-3 0-0 6-8 12 4 0 0
Nick Miller 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 1 0 3
Austin Shoemaker 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1
Levi Lawson 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Will Schenkel 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 0 1
Matt Kramer 2-5 0-1 1-2 1 1 4 3
Team 4
Totals 17-36 3-12 9-14 46 22 7 13
Anderson
Roshawn Nunn 4-12 0-4 0-0 8 1 1 1
Daniel Froedge 2-6 1-3 0-0 5 3 3 2
Troy Taylor 11-14 1-2 4-8 27 4 0 1
Joshua McGhee 5-6 2-3 0-0 12 0 0 2
Tre Jackson 0-1 0-0 2-2 2 4 3 4
Deandre Coleman 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Domonique Burks 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Harter 2-2 1-1 0-0 5 0 0 3
Brandon McGhee 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1
Brandon Newsom 0-0 0-0 2-2 2 2 0 1
Trey White 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Team 3
Totals 24-42 5-13 8-12 61 17 7 15